The traditional reason for exploration - to boldly go where
no man gone before
- has become a out
of date now. Corners the
world that have not explored
are rare indeed. They exist,
however, and from polar to
tropical rainforest, from 8,000 m in
the Himalayas to submarine in
the Caribbean - the attempts discover
The increasing in
exploration is reflected in growth
of companies which specialise holiday-length
expeditions to the foothills the
Himalayas, Africa and South .
Such tours are unlikely to real
danger but they offer challenge
to allow the traveller some the
achievement of full-scale .
The line dividing exploration from is
difficult to draw now. may
range from packaged adventures well-known
routes to a assault
on some remote mountain where
survival relies on good ,
technical skill, judgement and good .
As one climbing enthusiast put :
"Some people can get full from
simply admiring a mountain a
safe distance. Others might be
satisfied by actually climbing the mountain."